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Rajiv Kumar becomes Niti Aayog Vice Chairman on 5 August 2017, succeeding Arvind Panagariya.
Rajiv Kumar officially took over Niti Aayog Chairman position on 1st September 2017.
Previously, Rajiv Kumar served as the chief economist of the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII).
Rajiv Kumar has held several senior positions at the Ministry of Finance, Indian Ministry of Industries and the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
Rajiv Kumar has also previously served as the Director and Chief Executive of the Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER).
1. The King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center in Riyadh, Saudi Arab,
2. The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and Asia in Jakarta, Indonesia
3. The State Bank of India, and the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade.
Rajiv Kumar holds a doctorate from Lucknow University and Oxford University. Rajiv Kumar is a founder of Pahle India Foundation, a non-profit organization focused on policy research.
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